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Dana 30 questions really confused


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I have a Dana 30 out if a 91 jeep Cherokee I don't think it's a CAD but some guy trying to buy it is telling me it is I'm not argueing with him for lack of experience with d30s but I didn't think it was ill post a picture
 


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a CAD axle has a “box” looking thing on the long tube side, almost half way between the diff and hub. this means it is a two piece axleshaft of the passenger side, thus being weaker.

if it is, just pull the two pieces out and slide in a diffierent shaft from a none CAD axle and your good
 

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I don't believe it's any weaker, the thing that breaks is the die cast shift fork which can be changed for a steel one from a ram truck. If you wanted to run a locker in the front it might be advantageous to be able to unlock the shaft.
 

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The cad axle is actually the better one ,housing wise, since the to arm mount is cast and not sheet metal like the non cad axles. But do as they say, swap it out for a non cad axle along with putting the axle seal in the diff and you are good. Also get a HP axle if possible, 15% stronger setup.

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